Making analogue prints is a beautiful slow process with a lot of
patience involved. Well worth doing.The
magic happens in the darkness.
- Put the negative in the enlarger. Turn its lamp on and adjust sharpness and aperture. Turn off the light.
- Put the light sensitive paper under the enlarger, let its light flow a specific amount of time.
- Put the paper in the developer. Under the red light see how the picture emerge from the white paper. Stop the developing and fix the paper.
- Turn the light on. Rinse and inspect the paper. Is the picture OK? No! Adjust the exposure time and contrast filter, and do the same again, and again until you are satisfied.